Two sisters and their grandparents talk across the dividing line in Berlin, before the wall.
In the late 1880s, the body of a 16-year-old girl was pulled from the Seine. She was apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face. Ironically, in 1958 the anonymous girl’s features were used to model the first-aid mannequin Rescue Annie.
The 'female Schindler' who saved 2,500 Jewish children but died wishing she'd rescued more--Irena Sendler
Children play with the shell of a bomb. Berlin, WWII. (Bundesarchiv)~♛
Ampliación de la famosa fotografía en la que se ve a un trabajador portuario solitario se niega a levantar la mano en el saludo nazi en 1936. August Landmesser era un trabajador en el astillero Blohm + Voss en Hamburgo, Alemania, y es conocido por su aparición en una fotografía en la que se niega a realizar el saludo nazi en la botadura del buque Horst Wessel el 13 de junio 1936.
Lucy Stone - determined that men were reading the Bible in a way to suppress women, she worked her way through school to learn Greek and Latin to prove them wrong. Kept her last name, chopped her hair off, scandalously wore precursors to pants, was kicked out of church for arguing that women had the right to own property and to be able to divorce abusive alcoholic husbands. Considered a true radical for her time, she spoke in public frequently and headed multiple prominent women…
A WWI recruiting poster from 1917 by artist Howard Chandler Christy showing a young woman in a Navy uniform: "Gee!! I wish I were a man, I'd join the Navy. Be a man and do it. United States Navy recruiting station."